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Crumble-Top Coffee Cake

 Crumble-Top Coffee Cake
Thinly sliced apples are baked right in the cake, providing delicious flavor and moisture. The golden crumb topping only adds to the dessert’s popularity. —Janice L Hose, Hagerstown, Maryland
12 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 55 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1-3/4 cups buttermilk
  • 2 medium apples, peeled and sliced
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons cold butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream the butter, shortening and sugar until light
  • and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each
  • addition. Combine the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda
  • and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk,
  • beating well after each addition.
  • Spoon half of the batter into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish.

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Crumble-Top Coffee Cake (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • Top with apple slices; spread with remaining batter.
  • In a small bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar and cinnamon; cut in
  • butter until crumbly. Stir in walnuts. Sprinkle over batter.
  • Bake at 350° for 55-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near
  • the center comes out clean. Yield: 12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 485 calories, 18 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 58 mg cholesterol, 301 mg sodium, 76 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.